• September 23, 2021

Tag: edmonton

Bet Regal
Canada’s Bottcher beats Italy, China at men’s curling worlds

Canada’s Bottcher beats Italy, China at men’s curling worlds

Coming off an upset loss and with a contender-heavy calendar on the horizon, Canada’s Brendan Bottcher was in desperate need of a solid victory on Tuesday afternoon. His Edmonton-based team delivered with a 7-4 victory…

Bet Regal
Canada bounces back with win over Netherlands at men’s curling worlds

Canada bounces back with win over Netherlands at men’s curling worlds

An unexpected steal and a force put Canada’s Brendan Bottcher in the situation he wanted against Switzerland on Sunday at the BKT Tires & OK Tire World Men’s Curling Championship. Tied with hammer in the…

Bet Regal
Canada cruises past Russia, advances to gold medal game at world juniors

Canada cruises past Russia, advances to gold medal game at world juniors

Canada will play for gold at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton after defeating Russia 5-0 in semifinal action Monday. Alex Newhook returned from injury to put Canada on the board just 59 seconds…

Sports
Shedding game rust key for Canadian team in defending world junior gold

Shedding game rust key for Canadian team in defending world junior gold

A Canadian team lacking game legs opens defense of its world junior men’s hockey title Saturday in Edmonton. The host team kicks off its preliminary round versus Germany at Rogers Place. Canada has played one…

Sports
Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

A world junior men’s hockey championship like no other opens Friday in Edmonton with zero audiences and teams walled off from the general public because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The world under-20 tournament at Rogers…

Sports
Alphonso Davies voted Canada’s top men’s soccer player

Alphonso Davies voted Canada’s top men’s soccer player

Alphonso Davies, who drew worldwide acclaim while helping Bayern Munich fill its trophy case in a remarkable 2020, has been named Canadian Men’s Player of the Year. The 20-year-old from Edmonton also captured the award…

Sports
Hockey Canada shuts down camp, mandates 14-day quarantine after positive tests

Hockey Canada shuts down camp, mandates 14-day quarantine after positive tests

All activities at Alberta selection camp paused until Dec. 6 Hockey Canada has temporarily shut down national junior team selection camp following the confirmation of two positive COVID-19 tests among players. Hockey Canada announced on…

Sports
Shane Wright hoping to join hockey royalty by making Canada’s world junior team at 16

Shane Wright hoping to join hockey royalty by making Canada’s world junior team at 16

Shane Wright is well aware of the names to come before him. Wayne Gretzky, Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid are among the 16 year olds to suit up for Canada at the world junior hockey…

Sports
Alphonso Davies celebrates title win with Bayern teammates in return to lineup

Alphonso Davies celebrates title win with Bayern teammates in return to lineup

The German soccer league’s restart is complete. Borussia Mönchengladbach qualified for the Champions League and Fortuna Dusseldorf was relegated by a single point on the last day of the Bundesliga on Saturday. Bayern Munich secured…

Sports
Canadian NHL Fans OK if country doesn’t host playoff games

Canadian NHL Fans OK if country doesn’t host playoff games

It looks like hockey fans will be able to cheer on their favorite NHL team this summer but Canadians have issued a collective shrug about whether the Stanley Cup is hoisted on their home ice.…

NHL
NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

The NHL could face another hurdle if the league determines to continue the 2019-20 season in the near future — getting non-Canadian resident players across the border to join their respective teams. Prime Minister Justin…